Pierre Charles L'Enfant

Pierre Charles L'Enfant (French: [pjɛʁ ʃɑʁl lɑ̃fɑ̃]; 2 August 1754 – 14 Juin 1825), sel-identified as Peter Charles L'Enfant while leevin in the Unitit States, wis a French-American militar ingineer that designed the basic plan for Washington, D.C. (caipital ceety o the U.S.) kent the day as the L'Enfant Plan (1791).

Pierre Charles L'Enfant
Born2 August 1754(1754-08-02)
Paris, Fraunce
Died14 Juin 1825(1825-06-14) (aged 70)
Prince George's Coonty, Maryland, U.S.
Restin place
Arlington Naitional Seemetry
38°52′51.97″N 77°04′20.29″W / 38.8811028°N 77.0723028°W / 38.8811028; -77.0723028
MonumentsL'Enfant Plaza, Washington, D.C.;
Freedom Plaza, Washington, D.C.
NaitionalityFrench an American
Ither names
  • Peter Charles L'Enfant
CitizenshipFraunce, Unitit States
EddicationRyal Academy o Pentin an Sculptur
ThriftMilitar ingineer, architect
Kent forL'Enfant Plan
Militar career
Allegiance United States
Service/branch Continental Airmy
RankBrevet major
UnitCorps of Engineers
Battles/warsAmerican Revolutionary War